Obituary of David Myers


David Edwin Myers, age 63, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, March 20, 2023, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Missouri.  He was born August 4, 1959, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of John Elmer Myers and Waneta B. Witsell Myers.  Following high school, David earned an associate degree from Johnson County Community College.

Throughout his life, David worked primarily in the grocery industry.  He also did landscaping work.  He was last employed by Price Chopper in Ft. Scott prior to loosing his eyesight.  David married Servillana “Shirley” Laderan on March 8, 2007.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ft. Scott.


Survivors include his wife, Shirley of the home and his daughter, Krystine Ryz Vitug Myers of Arizona.  Also surviving are two sisters, Berniece Wells Pflum of Ft. Scott, Kansas and Faye Laird of Shawnee, Kansas.


Rev. Ken Ansell will conduct a memorial service at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 25th at the First Baptist Church in Ft. Scott.  Cremation arrangements were handled by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main Ft. Scott, Kansas.

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